An anonymous donor has pledged $1 million to Fresno State to help families with deaf or hard-of-hearing children with other special needs, the Sacramento Bee reports.
The gift will allow the school to bring national experts to Fresno State to provide free training and services to parents and professionals, Fresno State President Joseph Castro announced Friday morning.
"The funds will be used through the university’s existing Silent Garden program, which was established by deaf studies professor emeritus Paul Ogden in 2008 as a way to make connections and build awareness among Fresno’s deaf community. Ogden has written several papers and a book that share the Silent Garden name."
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